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Who's Who Lifetime Achievement

Admitted to

New York,
New Jersey, and 

Florida Bars

By appointment only

 Joseph A. Materna New York 

Joseph A. Materna

Trusts & Estates Attorney

Manhattan Office:

The Trump Building
40 Wall Street, 28th Floor
New York, NY 10005

T: (646) 512-5762

F: (917) 791-8314

jm@josephmaternaesq.com




Staten Island Office:

155 Johanna Lane

Staten Island, NY 10309

T: (718) 948-5230

F: (718) 317-7440

josephmaterna@yahoo.com


JOSEPH A. MATERNA, received his B.A. Degree from Columbia College and his J.D. Degree from Columbia Law School, both of Columbia University.  He is a member of the Bar of New York, New Jersey and Florida. Mr. Materna is an Arbitrator in the New York City Civil Court, and a Member of the Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association. A full list of his professional associations and memberships are provided below, but some of them include: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York; Richmond County Bar Association; New York State Bar Association; Member Committee on Estate and Trust Administration; New York County Lawyers' Association; American Judges Association; Estate Planning Council of New York City; Planned Giving Board, the Arthritis Foundation, and Bequests and Planned Gifts Committee of the Archdiocese of New York. Mr. Materna is admitted to all local State and Federal Courts, United States Supreme Court, and the United States Tax Court and Probate Courts in all of the counties in Florida. A full list of his specialty areas can be seen in the above link named "Practice Areas", some of which include: Trusts and Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, Probate and Estate Administration and all aspects of Real Estate. He is married to his wife, Dolores, and has three children, Jodi Marie, Jennifer and Janine. He has been recognized by Columbia University to be the first Alumnus of Columbia College who has had three daughters who have also graduated from Columbia College in its history.


Bar Admissions:

New York
New Jersey

Florida

U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

U.S. Tax Court

U.S. Supreme Court

Florida Probate Courts - in all counties in Florida


Education:

Columbia Law School, Columbia University, J.D., NY, NY

Columbia College, Columbia University, B.A., NY, NY


Published Works:

Charitable Giving Under Your Will, The Arthritis Reporter


The Living Will - An Update, The Arthritis Reporter


New U.S. Estate and Gift Tax Rules for Non-Citizen Spouses, The Arthritis Reporter    


The New Estate Tax Law Changes - An Update, The Arthritis Reporter.


Honors and Awards:

Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review  AV Rating for over 25 Years, Highest Possible Peer Review Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards, 2010-present - View Video


Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by
Marquis Who's Who


Named, Top Trusts & Estates Attorneys in New York City by Avenue Magazine


Named, Top 100 Trusts & Estates Attorneys in New York State by The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2014-present


Who's Who Lifetime Achievement

International Who's Who

Who's Who in the World

Who's Who in America

Who's Who in American Law

Who's Who in the East

Continental Who's Who

Strathmore's Who's Who


Professional Associations and Memberships:

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Member


New York County Lawyers' Association

Member


New York State Bar Association, Committee on Estate and Trusts Administration

Member


Richmond County Bar Association

Member


Queens County Bar Association

Member


The Florida Bar

Member


New York City Civil Court

Arbitrator


American Arbitration Association, Panel of Arbitrators

Member


American Judges Association

Member


Estate Planning Council of New York City

Member


The Arthritis Foundation

Member, Planned Giving Board


Bequests and Planned Gifts Committee of the Archdiocese of New York

Member


National Association of the Estate Planning Council

Member


Memorial Sloan-Kettering National Trusts and Estates Association

Member


Columbia College Alumni Association

Alumni Class President, Class of 1969


Columbia Law School Alumni Association

Member


Richmond Town Historical Society

Member